So Why Are Our Installation Crews Employees and Not Contractors?
"The only way I could control the quality of an installation was to invest in the best craftsmen I could find and provide them with quality training."
- Graeme Wright, President Advantage Metal Roofs
Advantage Metal Roofs employs 35 full time people in their installation department. "I know many of our competitors do not have the costs we have that are associated with employees such as workman compensation insurance, health insurance, vacation pay and a full host of benefits. By providing benefits we have attracted the best talent to insure a quality installation" says Graeme Wright.
And apparently Graeme’s plan has paid off because his average 5-man installation crew has
- After installing over a million square feet of metal roofing in Texas, we have invested back into our company so that we would have the financial and managerial stability to remain in business for the life of your roof
- 3000 hours worth of training - enabling them to do a custom roof installation on site.
- Many unsolicited testimonials specifically referring to the quality of their work
Ultimately, what this means to you is that we can provide you with an installed roof capable of living up to our exclusive 4-fold warranty. And that’s something impossible to get from any roofing company that uses contract labor for installation.
In fact, you should be prepared to ask a series of hard questions to any prospective roofing contractor. We call it our Contractor Compliance Checklist and we invite you to download free for your use.